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Monthly Archive for November, 2011

The Browning Superposed is one of the world’s great double-barrel shotguns. Here’s a nice looking 20 gauge, Lightning, Grade 1 that would be a great grouse gun.

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In the last 182 years, W.W. Greener has made thousands of double barrel shotguns. May of these shotguns have made there way into the US. The ones you usually are boxlocks like this FH 70, this 12 gauge Empire. Sidelocks like this are less common, but you do see them (that one was converted to a straight […]

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Lefevers are my favorite American double barrel shotguns (OK, one of my favorites). Twenty gauge Lefevers are tough to come across, and as you go up in grades, they get scarcer and scarcer. Throw in some condition and you have a gun that’s almost impossible to come by. They’re out there, but few of them […]

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Amoskeag’s 11/19 auction has a bunch of good double barrel shotguns coming up in it. Here a couple that would be ideal in the uplands. 20g Browning Superlight - of all the classic “America” shotguns, the Belgian Brownings are the most shootable. With modern dimensions and chambers, they’re very handy guns. Most of them are heavy, […]

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A good look as some grouse…

As a hunter, I usually don’t get see grouse doing there own thing. Here are few videos of them doing just that. It’s amazing how many berries they can stuff into their crops.

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Another October passes…

Well, another October came and went. Here are a few shots from my the last day of my trip. Puck retrieved that grouse right to me and then paused for some pics. Looks like the bird was feeding on apples. The color have faded now and leaves are down. Deer season is in full swing […]

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Here a few good looking guns that have caught my eye lately: Ithaca/SKB 280E, 12g, 28″ – this is a nice looking, well made boxlock with ejectors and shootable dimensions. These guns are solid, reliable, and the single trigger always makes the gun go bang. Perfect for ducks or pheasants.   12g Purdey – Even […]

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Earning your birds…

Woodcock cover can be thick. How thick? Like walking through a box packed full of spaghetti. Along with the branches scraping at your clothes and scratching you face, there’s are the slippery rocks and uneven ground beneath your feet. That makes the shooting tough. Or at least that’s my excuse for all the missing. Check […]

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